From Wikipedia :
The Pamban Bridge (Tamil: பாம்பன் பாலம்) on the Palk Strait connects Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. It refers to the two the street bridge and the cantilever railway bridge, however generally it signifies the latter. It was India’s to start with sea bridge. It is the second longest sea bridge in India (following Bandra-Worli Sea Backlink) at a length of about 2.3 km.
From the elevated two-lane street bridge, adjoining islands and the parallel rail bridge under can be considered.
The railway bridge is six,776 ft (2,065 m) and was opened for website traffic in 1914. The railroad bridge is a continue to-operating double-leaf bascule bridge part that can be elevated to permit ships pass below the bridge.
The railway bridge historically carried meter-gauge trains on it, but Indian Railways upgraded the bridge to carry broad-gauge trains in a project that concluded Aug. twelve, 2007. Until finally recently, the two leaves of the bridge have been opened manually using levers by workers. About 10 ships — cargo carriers, coast guard ships, fishing vessels and oil tankers — pass via the bridge every thirty day period.
As per chronicles of Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas pointed out in their e-book – Nanji Bapa Ni Nondh Pothi. The erection and building of Pamban Bridge was completed by Mistri Manji Daya with Lakhu Devji the two of Anjar and Gangji Narayan of Khedoi. Collectively built the Railway lines and Pamban Bridge more than creek of Rameshwaram to Pamban building of which they started off in year 1887 and completed in about 1910. When working on Pamban Bridge the Mistris Lakhu Devji Vegad of Anjar and Gangji Narayan of Khedoi also built famed Temple of Neel-Mandir having 7 domes at Rameshwaram, building which, they started off in 1899 and completed in about five yrs by 1905.
The bridge is located at the “world’s second remarkably corrosive surroundings”, upcoming to Miami, US, earning the building a tough position. The location is also a cyclone-prone substantial wind velocity zone.
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